Nicholas Kralev

Argument

The State Department Has a Diversity Problem

Despite decades of attempts to make the Foreign Service look more like the real America, it’s still pretty much white, male, and Yale.

Argument

Do Presidents Trust the Foreign Service?

By letting career diplomats at the State Department languish, the White House is wasting one of its greatest assets -- at its own peril.

Argument

The Diplomatic Doldrums

How is the State Department ever going to get a bigger budget if Congress isn’t clear about what it actually does?

Argument

Sink or Swim

Why doesn't America train its diplomats?

EXCERPT

America’s Other Army

Interviews with diplomats in the line of fire -- an exclusive excerpt from the new book America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st Century Diplomacy.

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